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Bring Your Group With Road Scholar
Unique programs for groups of 8 or more
Looking for a fun and enriching travel experience to share with your affinity group or friends? Bring them on one of our exciting learning adventures! Road Scholar has over 5,500 adventures around the world designed to enrich, thrill, challenge, and bring your group together!
Share a trip with group members, friends or family. Depending on your group’s size, you can either reserve a private Road Scholar program exclusively for your members or take your group on a shared adventure that is open to other travelers as well.
For Groups of 20 or More
If you have a group with 20 participants, then the 21st person goes for free. Each person can receive 5% off the program price or you can give 5% of the program cost back to your organization as a fundraiser.
For Groups of 8 to 19 People
For groups of 8 to 19 people, Road Scholar issues a voucher towards a future program which can be used up to 2 years.
Special offer for Odyssey at Sea programs!
Bring your group aboard our favorite ship — the Aegean Odyssey! If you enroll 15 people, we’ll waive the program cost for your 16th participant or give back 6% of the program cost to your organization as a fundraiser.
All-Inclusive Group Adventures
Road Scholar has been offering travel programs for over 30 years. Our all-inclusive learning packages take care of every detail. You’ll be enriched by knowledgeable local instructors, behind-the-scenes experiences, delicious regional cuisine, spirited conversations, new friends, new adventures — being a Road Scholar encompasses the best of the university experience. Our unique hassle-free adventures transport you to the world’s peoples, places, cultures, history and environments.
1 to 4 week trips or up to 45-day immersions
Road Scholar Group Adventures Include:
- All lodgings & most meals
- Expert-led lectures & field trips
- Hands-on experiences & performances
- All gratuities
- Road Scholar Assurance Plan
Just a few favorite Road Scholar experiences:
- An after-hours, crowd-free visit to the Sistine Chapel with an art historian
- Visit the rugged Oregon Coast, the Columbia River, and spend time in Astoria, the oldest American settlement west of the Rocky Mountains
- Learn about the secrets of Portugal’s renowned Douro Valley wine growing region
- Spend a full day at Grand Canyon National Park’s South Rim with walks accompanied by a local expert
- Search for lions, elephants, buffaloes, leopards and rhinos in East Africa’s most iconic national parks
- Walk the magnificent Brooklyn Promenade and ride a ferry past the Statue of Liberty to Staten Island
- Trace Roman history through the ages as you visit the Colosseum, the Pantheon, Borghese Museum and the Vatican Museum
- Hike through the Costa Rica’s mystical cloud forest at Monteverde and white water raft at Sarapiqui
Group Program Reviews
Here’s just sampling of happy travelers from our group adventures…
Sarah from Key Largo, FL
“It was a great program, very well balanced areas for intellectual, physical and social activities. It was just perfect for our group.”
Jerry from Wimberley, TX
“Our birding club has enjoyed numerous Road Scholar programs – in Maine, California, Arizona, Montana, and Uruguay. All have been outstanding. Excellent organization, terrific instructors and lots of friendly, helpful folks made for some great birding experiences.”
Leanne M. from Boston, MA
“With so many trips to choose from, we had no trouble finding one that everyone wanted to do. Thanks to the Road Scholar team for making it completely hassle-free to organize!”
Traveling with Road Scholar
A university of the world, Road Scholar has been leading Global Educational Adventures for adults for over 40 years.
Road Scholar has been leading global adventures for 40 years. Our programs are all-inclusive educational adventures, not superficial tours. When you explore with us, you’ll have a deep, thought-provoking experience delivered by faculty experts on site.
SO WHAT’S IT LIKE TO BE A ROAD SCHOLAR?
They are lifelong learners typically over the age of 50 from diverse cultural and professional backgrounds. Students of the world, they are the guests you hope to sit next to at a dinner party. They’ve led interesting lives because they’re interested in everything. And they are exactly the kind of people you want to be learning with as you explore the globe.
WELCOME TO A UNIVERSITY OF THE WORLD
Inspiring instructors, spirited conversations, new friends, new experiences — being a Road Scholar encompasses the best of the university experience.
THE 360-DEGREE ROAD SCHOLAR EXPERIENCE
At Road Scholar, we develop learning adventures for those who want a depth of perspective not found on standard travel excursions. Working with expert faculty, we create one-of-a-kind experiences—rich, multifaceted investigations into every topic and destination. On a Road Scholar trip, you get privileged access to places and experts that we have developed through our extensive global network, a network built over four decades of research and experience.
IT’S ALL ABOUT THE COHORT
We call the lifelong learners who participate in our adventures Road Scholars because they are as fun and stimulating as our learning adventures. Road Scholars are a diverse group of lifelong learners. They are solo travelers. They are couples—partners or friends. They are retirees and busy professionals. They are farmers and urbanites. Intellectuals and adventurers. And together, they form a dynamic cohort that enriches every learning experience.
Want to learn more about our group programs?
1 – 4 week trips or up to 45-day immersions available.
Contact us today to speak with a call center representative and discover the perfect Italy program designed just for you.